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Modern living on the south side of the city

The suburbs south of Mao Tse Toung Blvd, such as Toul Tom Poung, Boeung Trabek and Psar Doeum Thkov, have undergone a rapid transformation over the last couple of years, with a culmination of recently constructed apartment blocks and shopfront options now dominating the area. While accommodation in the south side of the city offers a retreat from the high rents of the central suburbs, amenities are still at hand. Some of the major features include Sovanna Shopping Complex, the freshly constructed Boeung Trabek Plaza and the stalwart tourist attraction Russian Market. A number of restaurants catering to western-palettes have also started to emerge, as the area continues to blossom.


A two-bedroom apartment located in a recently constructed apartment block, it boasts 24 hour security, parking, serviced café and rooftop gymnasium. The property comes fully-furnished with a well-equipped kitchen complete with breakfast bar, stylish bathrooms and well-lit bedrooms. It also has two balconies that provide sweeping views of Phnom Penh to the south. A great option for occupants who require modern-living and the amenities that come with it, the property is on the market US$1,200 per month, however, the owner is willing to negotiate depending on the length of the lease.


Another two-bedroom apartment situated in a new apartment building, it features ground-floor parking and 24 hour security. The property comes furnished with a fully-equipped kitchen, modern bathrooms and spacious bedrooms, while the living area is bright and well-ventilated courtesy of a small adjoining balcony. Listed at US$850 per month including some services and amenities, this option offers value for money.


A great opportunity to live in one of the capitals’ latest apartment blocks, this two-bedroom property offers city-living at its best, with free utilities, internet, parking and 24 hour security. It comes fully-furnished with western-style kitchen and bathrooms, and large, comfortable bedrooms. The tasteful furnishings in the bright and airy living area are the highlight of the apartment, which is on the market for a reasonable US$800 per month.

For further information on these properties and others in Phnom Penh,  Independent Property Services director David Murphy can be reached on 077 959 861 or Alternatively, visit



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